A Note on Complaints and Deprivation

  • Antonio Abatemarco
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In the existing literature a separating line is drawn between deprivationand complaint-based inequality indices. In this paper we show that deprivationbased inequality orderings (eg. Gini index) can be replicated through the generalization of complaint-based inequality indices.


Gini Index Relative Deprivation Certainty Equivalent Income Transfer Inequality Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Abatemarco
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  1. 1.Department of Economic and Statistic SciencesUniversity of SalernoFiscianoItaly

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